The Original Language of the New Testament

We have always been taught that the "New Testament" was originally written in Greek.  However, there is a growing movement that suggests that it was originally written in Hebrew and/or Aramaic (the same language as the "Old Testament"). So, which is right? Here is an interesting article by Jeff Benner on the subject: Archaeological Evidence … Continue reading The Original Language of the New Testament

The Canon of Scripture, Part 1: The Apocrypha

The canon of Scripture is a settled issue, isn't it?  You've got your 66 books total, 39 in the Old Testament (24 by the Jewish counting) and 27 in the New Testament.  However, when you do the research, things are not so simple.  There are many "other" books claiming to be Scripture, a number of … Continue reading The Canon of Scripture, Part 1: The Apocrypha